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Federal (USV)

Lieutenant

William Wilson

(? - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 71st Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He was 2nd Lieutenant, Company B.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died on 21 September and was buried in Keedysville, MD. He was reinterred from burial in Keedysville to the National Cemetery during or before 1867.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1.

Death

09/21/1862 Keedysville, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 4368]